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Nebraska: Degree-Day Models Predict Western Bean Cutworm Flights

Nebraska: Degree-Day Models Predict Western Bean Cutworm Flights

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Introduction to Insect Degree-Day Models One of the challenges to controlling insect pests in field crops is knowing when the damaging stage of the insect will be present in the field. Scouting for and effectively treating insects, if numbers are

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Midwest Corn: Spensa and Spectrum Seed to Provide Near Real-Time Pest Data to Growers

Midwest Corn: Spensa and Spectrum Seed to Provide Near Real-Time Pest Data to Growers

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Spensa Technologies Inc., a precision agriculture technology company, and Spectrum Seed, a premium, non-GMO seed company, announced a partnership Tuesday (March 28) that allows corn growers in the Midwest the ability to collect important pest population data for insects such

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Nebraska: Which Bt Traits Do you Need?

Nebraska: Which Bt Traits Do you Need?

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Mar 27, 2017

When it comes to buying corn seed, one way to save money is to ensure that you are not investing in GMO insect protection traits that you do not need for your particular farm or field. Traited corn has been

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Corn: New Bt Hybrid Stacking Technology Targets Pests – DTN

Corn: New Bt Hybrid Stacking Technology Targets Pests – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 13, 2017

About 100 corn growers from the Western Corn Belt this spring will try out DuPont Pioneer’s new pyramided Bt hybrids, under the brand name Qrome . The Qrome hybrids will express four Bt proteins already on the market, but with a

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Bt Corn Trait Table Helps Pinpoint Insect Resistance – DTN

Bt Corn Trait Table Helps Pinpoint Insect Resistance – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 17, 2017

If you are planting Bt corn this year, there’s a new tool to help you determine if your hybrids’ traits are still effective against the pests they claim to control. Each year, Michigan State University entomologist Chris DiFonzo produces the

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Nebraska: Non-Bt Traited Corn – Create Your Scouting Plan Now

Nebraska: Non-Bt Traited Corn – Create Your Scouting Plan Now

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Feb 13, 2017

We have heard comments from several people this winter who are considering planting non-Bt traited corn hybrids in 2017, primarily to reduce seed costs due to the lower market value of corn.  Additionally, some people may be planting types of

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Nebraska Perspective: Cry1F Bt Corn Efficacy Against Western Bean Cutworm – Video

Nebraska Perspective: Cry1F Bt Corn Efficacy Against Western Bean Cutworm – Video

👤By Julie Peterson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Oct 25, 2016

This month a group of six extension entomologists from Michigan State University, Purdue University, The Ohio State University, Cornell University, and Pennsylvania State University published an open letter to the seed industry describing poor performance of Cry1F Bt corn against

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Nebraska Perspective: Cry1F Bt Corn Efficacy Against Western Bean Cutworm – Video

Nebraska Perspective: Cry1F Bt Corn Efficacy Against Western Bean Cutworm – Video

👤By Julie Peterson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Oct 25, 2016

This month a group of six extension entomologists from Michigan State University, Purdue University, The Ohio State University, Cornell University, and Pennsylvania State University published an open letter to the seed industry describing poor performance of Cry1F Bt corn against

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Midwest Corn: Western Bean Cutworm Now Resistant to Cry1F

Midwest Corn: Western Bean Cutworm Now Resistant to Cry1F

👤By Christina DiFonzo, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Oct 6, 2016

Back in August, I alerted Michigan producers to elevated western bean cutworm damage in corn, particularly on traited corn expressing the Cry1F Bt protein. This protein was never perfect against western bean cutworm, but for at least a decade, brochures

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Texas Corn: Cry1F No Longer Effective Against Western Bean Cutworm

Texas Corn: Cry1F No Longer Effective Against Western Bean Cutworm

👤By Pat Porter, Kerry Siders, and Suhas Vyavhare, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 6, 2016

Western bean cutworm is a serious corn pest in the northern Texas Panhandle and occurs in lower numbers as far south as Hale County. Several years ago the insect underwent a major range expansion and is now the primary corn

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